Tex. Gov't Code Section 153.002


The commission may issue a subpoena as provided by this section.


The commission may request and, if necessary, compel by subpoena:


the production for inspection and copying of records, documents, and other evidence relevant to the investigation of an alleged violation of this subtitle, a law establishing a regulatory program administered by the commission, a rule adopted under this subtitle, or an order issued by the commission or director; and


the attendance of a witness for examination under oath.


A subpoena under this section may be issued throughout this state and may be served by any person designated by the commission or the director.


The commission, acting through the attorney general, may bring an action to enforce a subpoena issued under this section against a person who fails to comply with the subpoena.


Venue for an action brought under this section is in a district court in:


Travis County; or


any county in which the commission may hold a hearing.


The court shall order compliance with the subpoena if the court finds that good cause exists to issue the subpoena.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 42 (S.B. 966), Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2014.
Redesignated from Government Code, Subtitle K, Title 2 by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (S.B. 1296), Sec. 21.001(21), eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 153.002 — Subpoenas, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­153.­htm#153.­002 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 153.002’s source at texas​.gov